the odd phrase

A litter of odd expressions:

1.   Sad young man on a train

2.   Redemption, please!

3.   Creating his own nimbus

4.   Through thick and thin

5.   Nothingness, and plenty of it

6.   This may sting a little.

7.   They are up and running!

8.   I fell in obedience to a law.

9.   Let’s get it over with.

Tessa Fielding and Constance Gogarty,  A Book of Lists.